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GoggleEye

Crappies starting up on St. Croix!!

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GoggleEye    0
GoggleEye

I headed out on Monday evening for some crappies south of hudson (Troy Township area) and fished the deep water (30-35 feet). Got some real nice ones on plain hooks and minnows suspended anywhere from 5 feet to 15 feet off bottom. Slip bobber rigs with 2 lb. test was key. Use enough split shot above bait to get it down to the deep water. Kept about 7 for the frying pan, let the rest go. Should get real good in the coming weeks hopefully. [note from admin, please read forum policy-use the for sale forum to sell things please] Good luck to everyone on those papermouths, can't wait till the water warms up more and the action is nonstop.

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slipperybob    0
slipperybob

Caught a 13" crappie from Interstate park bank, then four peeps muscled in on me and nobody caught anything. LOL's

And I was using a rapala #7 floating minnow, they were using live bait. Common peeps, the river is big and wide, you can fish anywhere, but right on top of me...silly.

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john.wells    3
john.wells

please explain to me what peeps are. I assume they aren't giant pink an yellow sugar coated marshmallows.......

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Orlip    3
Orlip

I do believe he is refering to what some from your area would call PEOPLE shocked.gif

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TRZ    0
TRZ

You were using a rapala for crappie? a bit of pre-fishing? confused.gif

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slipperybob    0
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You were using a rapala for crappie? a bit of pre-fishing?
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No, it's perfect size. When you consider the size of shiners in the river, (silver shiners or emerald shiners, which ever one they are). #7 is about right, it's a little hard to cast #5 but workable to. I've always had better luck with #7. Something did hit my 1/64 oz. feathered jig, but I couldn't get a hook set on it. I knew it had to be a crappie so I teased it with the rapala until I coaxed it to bite.

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